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North Metro Fire Looking for Your 9/11 Story

Courtesy North Metro Fire Rescue District

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and North Metro Fire Rescue District, the Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield will host a special 9/11 Memorial Ceremony to honor those lost in the tragedy two decades ago.

Leading up to the 20th anniversary event, North Metro Fire is looking to recognize and share stories from Colorado residents who either lost a loved one in the attacks or who had a personal experience related to the events that took place that day and the weeks that followed. Additionally, the fire district welcomes stories and reflections on 9/11 by Broomfield and Northglenn residents who weren’t closely tied to the tragedy but who would like to share their thoughts as part of a community exhibit to honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

Stories will be shared in various ways on social media and in public areas within the fire district. Any area residents who would like to share their story related to 9/11 are invited to contact North Metro Fire Public Information Officer Sara Farris at (303) 252-3017 or sfarris@northmetrofire.org.

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Attend Broomfield’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The public is also invited to attend Broomfield’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony hosted at 9 a.m. on September 11, 2021, at the Broomfield Amphitheater and 9/11 Memorial located at 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield. The ceremony will include special music, reflections from those closely tied to the tragedy, a procession to the 9/11 Memorial and flag presentation. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to further honor 9/11 victims through a special interactive remembrance following the ceremony.   

North Metro Fire Rescue District

North Metro Fire Rescue District is dedicated to providing quality service to its residents through fire protection and prevention, emergency medical services and transport, hazardous materials response, specialized rescue and safety education. Formed in 1946, the District now covers 60 square miles with a population of approximately 123,000 people, including the City and County of Broomfield, the City of Northglenn and unincorporated areas of Adams, Boulder, Jefferson and Weld Counties.